Definition of stockpot in English:

stockpot

noun

  • A pot in which stock for soup is prepared by long, slow cooking.

    • ‘Fill a large stockpot 3/4 full of cold water and boil.’
    • ‘Sitting in the sun-sodden upstairs lounge at Midsummer House in Cambridge, overlooking the river, we could smell the rich, meaty push of the stockpots in the kitchen below.’
    • ‘Add the vegetable to the stockpot and deglaze with the remaining wine, cover with extra water if necessary and a bunch of thyme.’
    • ‘Combine first 9 ingredients in a large stockpot; set over high heat and bring to a boil.’
    • ‘Put the heat on medium-low, put a few teaspoons of olive oil in the stockpot and swirl it around to coat the bottom, let it warm for a moment and then add the leeks.’
    • ‘If you like making a lot of stews and soups, invest in a good Dutch oven or stockpot.’
    • ‘Pour chicken broth into a large pot, Dutch oven, or stockpot.’
    • ‘From the stockpot, pour water into roasting pan until it reaches halfway up the side of the pan.’
    • ‘Place the fish stock and the cut-up sturgeon in a stockpot and bring to a boil.’
    • ‘Once you've emptied the stockpot, set it beside the new pot and lift the strainer to allow all the liquid through.’
    • ‘In a heavy stockpot, heat olive oil and sauté onion and garlic until onion is translucent.’
    • ‘Add the tomatoes to the stockpot and bring to a simmer.’
    • ‘Now, I can't wait until it gets cold enough for him to bring out our enormous stockpot that makes enough for us to eat some immediately, refrigerate some and freeze some.’
    • ‘However, the very old birds that have survived a season dodging the guns are not for roasting - they are for the stew-pot or stockpot, where they will tenderise and impart loads of flavour with long, slow cooking.’
    • ‘Place a medium stockpot over medium-high heat.’
    • ‘Raise the heat under the stockpot to medium high.’
    • ‘Heat vegetable oil in a stockpot and brown the chicken in two batches.’
    • ‘Next, place the stockpot over low heat and add canned tomatoes, tomatoes with their liquid, fresh tomatoes, chili powder, cumin, oregano, basil, pepper, salt, fennel and parsley.’
    • ‘Shop for basics like stockpots and tongs, and drool over commercial appliances.’
    • ‘Heat the oil in a large stockpot over medium-high heat.’
    cooking utensil, container, receptacle, vessel
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Pronunciation:

stockpot

/ˈstäkˌpät/